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Unexpected NSV

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Last night's blog entry describes my newest physical challenge...bit o' pain there as well. Tried to throw some humor into it...lemme know if I failed miserably when you read it. ;-)

But, one thing I didn't touch on was the NSV that was confirmed when I visited the doc yesterday.

For about a month, I've been noticing (or imagining - I wasn't sure) that my forever tight & tense shoulder & neck muscles were feeling more "normal", not taut like a violin string. Not knowing if I was seeing something for real, or just hoping this was the case, I wasn't saying anything to anyone.

Carrying stress & tension in my neck & shoulders has been a lifelong activity for me, so much so, that the chiro always had difficulty adjusting my neck. It was always a fight, and he could never quite get it to adjust the way he wanted. last adjustment was nearly a year ago (before SP).

At yesterday's doc visit, while I was in pain (still am), he adjusted my neck and upper back. He was working my neck to relax it before yanking, and both moves he did resulted in a full adjustment with no fight. In a surprised tone, he said, "That was beautiful!"

As I thought about it later, it dawned on me that my "imaginings" were actually real, and I'm learning to not carry as much stress in my shoulders & neck. It must be the exercising helping with this...which I never would've done consistently if not for SP.

I'm not exactly unhappy about this turn of events...
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    Awesome Have not been to chiro in years, but know what you mean about the body fighting the adjustment.
    2234 days ago
    Great another benefit of SP emoticon I am emoticon at the doctor's comment. I can't say tha I have ever heard a doctor say that. I am glad that you are feeling better. emoticon
    2234 days ago
    That's wonderful! I love noticing little things like that in my body.
    2234 days ago
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